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El Presidio in Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Stone Avenue

 
 
Stone Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
1. Stone Avenue Marker
Marker is mounted horizontally in the sidewalk.
Inscription.  Named during Arizona’s Territorial period for Colonel John Finkle Stone (b. ca.1836-d.1869). He was a colonel in the Union Army and owner of the first house on Stone Avenue at McCormick Street. Stone also operated a mine near Apache Pass, where he later died during an Apache attack. Between 1926 and 1990, Stone Avenue was part of U.S. Highways 80 and 89.
 
Erected 2013 by City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
 
Location. 32° 13.554′ N, 110° 58.31′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. It is in El Presidio. Marker is on North Stone Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 283 North Stone Avenue, Tucson AZ 85701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Franklin Avenue (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Presidio Wall & Pithouse (about 600 feet away); N.E. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson (about 700 feet away); Alameda Street
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(about 700 feet away); Court Street (about 800 feet away); The Stork's Nest (approx. 0.2 miles away); Council Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Siqueiros-Jácome House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
Stone Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
2. Stone Avenue Marker
View south on North Stone Avenue.
Stone Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 20, 2013
3. Stone Avenue Marker
View north on North Stone Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 532 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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